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i u a pi pu pa ti tu ta ki ku ka gi gu ga mi mu ma ni nu na si su sa li lu la ji ju ja vi vu va ri ru ra qi qu qa ngi ngu nga lhi lhu lha

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Kiakshuk, ᑭᐊᓱ


KIAKSHUK (1886-1966), E7-1057, Cape Dorset
SEAL HUNTER ON SEA ICE, stonecut, 1961, 34/50, unframed, 14.5" x 26.2" — 36.8 x 66.5 cm.

Est. $1,000/2,000

Note: “Kiakshuk has combined several different views and sequences of events in this seal-hunting scene. In reality, hunters would have [a] dog team and sled to reach the sealing area, and then advanced quietly upon the seal.”
from The Inuit Print, exh. cat., from the National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, pp. 44 & 123, pl. 64

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2012-11-05 Waddington's 100 1,000 2,000 960.00

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